In 2003

Higurashi, M., Ohtsuki, T., Inase, A., Kusumoto, R., Masutani, C., Hanaoka, F., and Iwai, S. (2003) Identification and characterization of an intermediate in the alkali degradation of (6-4) photoproduct-containing DNA. J. Biol. Chem. 278, 51968-51973

Yoshimura, D., Sakumi, K., Ohno, M., Sakai, Y., Furuichi, M., Iwai, S., and Nakabeppu, Y. (2003) An oxidized purine nucleoside triphosphatase, MTH1 suppresses cell death caused by oxidative stress. J. Biol. Chem. 278, 37965-37979

Yoon, J.-H., Iwai, S., O’Connor, T.R., and Pfeifer, G.P. (2003) Human thymine DNA glycosylase (TDG) and methyl-CpG-binding protein 4 (MBD4) excise thymine glycol (Tg) from a Tg:G mispair. Nucleic Acids Res. 31, 5399-5404

Vaisman, A., Frank, E.G., Iwai, S., Ohashi, E., Ohmori, H., Hanaoka, F., and Woodgate, R. (2003) Sequence context-dependent translesion replication of cis-syn thymine-thymine dimers by human DNA polymerase iota. DNA Repair 2, 991-1006

Ahn, H.-C., Ohkubo, T., Iwai, S., Morikawa, K., and Lee, B.-J. (2003) Interaction of T4 endonuclease V with DNA: Importance of the flexible loop regions in protein-DNA interaction. J. Biol. Chem. 278, 30985-30992

Limsirichaikul, S., Ogawa, M., Niimi, A., Iwai, S., Murate, T., Yoshida, S., and Suzuki, M. (2003) The Gly-952 residue of Saccharomyces cerevisiae DNA polymerase alfa is important in discriminating correct deoxyribonucleotides from incorrect ones. J. Biol. Chem. 278, 19079-19086

Ogawa, M., Limsirichaikul, S., Niimi, A., Iwai, S., Yoshida, S., and Suzuki, M. (2003) Distinct function of conserved amino acids in the fingers of Saccharomyces cerevisiae DNA polymerase alfa. J. Biol. Chem. 278, 19071-19078

Higuchi, K., Katayama, T., Iwai, S., Hidaka, M., Horiuchi, T., and Maki, H. (2003) Fate of DNA replication fork encountering a single DNA lesion during oriC plasmid DNA replication in vitro. Genes Cells 8, 437-449

Matsubara, M., Masaoka, A., Tanaka, T., Miyano, T., Kato, N., Terato, H., Ohyama, Y., Iwai, S., and Ide, H. (2003) Mammalian 5-formyluracil-DNA glycosylase. 1. Identification and characterization of a novel activity that releases 5-formyluracil from DNA. Biochemistry 42, 4993-5002